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 Bringing arthritis to its knees since 1999

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Project Play ; The Aspen Institute

American College of Sports Medicine                                           

American Physical Therapy Association                                          

Ask The Sports Doc. William Roberts, MD : Runner's World 

 Youth Sports Safety: The Rules of Play, Injury Risk and Respect. National Youth Sports & Safety Institute              

  Published Works

1. Butler D, Lorimer M. Explain Pain. Noigroup Publication;Australia: 2003.
2. Cohen SP, MD. Sacroiliac joint pain: a comprehensive review of anatomy, diagnosis, and treatment. Anesth Analg. 2005
3. DonTigny RL. Mechanics and treatment of the sacroiliac joint. The Journal and Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 1993;1(1): 3-12.
4. Fahrer H. Knee effusion and reflex inhibition of the quadriceps. J. Bone Joint Surg. 1988;70:635-638.
5. Fernendez-de-las-Penas C. Myofascial trigger points and postero-anterior joint hypomobility in the mid-cervical spine in subjects      presenting with mechanical neck pain: a pilot study. The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 2006;14(2): 88-94.
6. Fredericson M, Moore T. Core stabilization training for middle-and long distance runners. New Studies in Athletics. 2005;20(1): 25-37.
7. Heckmann T. Meniscal repair and transplantation: indications, techniques, rehabilitation, and clinical outcome. Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 2006;36(10)
8. Jenkins D. Functional Anatomy of the Limbs and Back. Eight Edition. W.B. Saunders Company:Illinois;2002.
9. Jensen MC. Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine in people without back pain. The New England Journal of Medicine. 1994;331(2):69-73.
10. Lee Y. Painful channels in sensory neurons. Mol. Cells. 2005;20(3)
11. Liebler E. The effect of thoracic spine mobilization on lower trapezius strength testing. The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 2001;9(4)
12. Lundy J. Gluteus medius stimulates lower extremity movement. Biomechanics. 2006:44-52.
13. Magee D. Orthopedic Physical Assessment. 4th Ed. Saunders:Philadelphia;1997.

14. McDougall J. Arthritis and pain: neurogenic origin of joint pain. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2006;8(6):220-228.

14. Mahsa A. Golkar, Ehasan Sobhani Tehrani, Robert E. Kearney. Linear Parameter Varying Identification of Dynamic Joint Stiffness during Time-Varying Voluntary Contractions. Front Comput Neurosci. 2017;May 1911-35.

15. Meskers CG, de Groot JH, de Vlugt E, Schouten AC. NeuroControl of movement: system identification approach for clinical benefit. Front Integr Neurosci. 2015 Sep 8;9:48.

16. Nishikawa K, Biewener A, et al. Neuromechanics: an integrative approach for understanding motor control. Integr. Comp. Biol.(2007) 47(1): 16-54
17. Oatis C. Kinesiology: The Mechanics and Pathomechanics of Human Movement. Lippcott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia; 2004.
18. Porterfield J. Mechanical Low Back Pain: Perspectives in Functional Anatomy. W.B. Saunders Company;Philadelphia:1991.
19. Smith K. Cervicogenic headache part 1: an anatomic and clinical overview. The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 1997;5(4):158-170.
20. Stewart S. An initial analysis of thoracic spine movement during unilateral arm elevation. The Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. 1995;3(1):15-20.
21. Thompson W. Tibial meniscal dynamics using three-dimensional reconstruction of magnetic resonance images. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. 1991;19(3):210-216.

22Ting LH, McKat JL. Neuromechanics of Muscle Synergies for Posture and Movement. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2007 De:17(6):622-8
23. Vandenabeele F. Encapsulated Ruffini-like endings in human lumbar facet joints. J. Anat. 1997;191:571-583.
24. Warmerdam A. Manual Therapy: Improve Muscle and Joint Function. 1999. Pine Publications: New York.
25. Weinstein JN. Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disk herniation; the spine patient outcomes research trial (SPORT): a randomized control trial. JAMA. 2006 ;296 (20)                                                                                                                26. Yap E. Myofascial pain- and overview. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2007;36:43-8.
27. Zohn D, Mennell J. Musculoskeletal Pain: Diagnosis and Physical Treatment. Little, Brown and Company:Boston;1976